It is time that our federal criminal laws recognize domestic terrorism for what it is: the moral equivalent of international terrorism.
A U.S. guided missile destroyer collided with a merchant ship off the coast of Singapore on Sunday. Five sailors were injured and ten are missing after the USS John S.
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Military Commissions Chief Prosecutor Mark Martins released a statement on Saturday on the proceedings in the case of Abd al Hadi al-Iraqi.
U.S. officials could “accept” China’s "freeze-for-freeze" proposal—for a suspension of North Korea's nuclear and missile testing in return for a suspension of U.S.-South Korean joint military exercises—on the condition that China itself bring something to the table.
If the Trump administration wants to address the threat of far-right violence, there are three concrete steps it can take right now.
Friday morning, the White House announced it will elevate Cyber Command to a full unified combatant command. Within 60 days, the Secretary of Defense will recommend whether Cyber Command should also be split from the National Security Agency.
What if the Russian FSB were responsible for defining the ISO standards for blockchain technology?
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On our Foreign Policy feed, we explain how newly released employee survey data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation disproves the president's claim that former FBI Director James Comey had lost the confidence of the rank-and-file. The article begins:
Rather than serving as a “unitary” executive, President Trump is something of a “solitary executive,” who is increasingly isolated within his own administration.
At least 14 people have died and 80 are injured after a van drove into a crowd of pedestrians in a tourist district in Barcelona on Thursday. The New York Times reports that the Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack. Within a matter of hours, police shot four suspects in what Catalan authorities report to have been another attempted attack in Cambrils, a town 70 miles south of Barcelona.
The White House has released a statement announcing the elevation of CYBERCOM to a unified combatant command.
Charlottesville demonstrates that Trump is uniquely unwilling to honor and uphold the core conception of full equality for all citizens under the Constitution and the law.
A D.C. federal district court judge ruled yesterday in United States v. Abu Khatallah denying defendant Ahmed Abu Khattalah’s motion to suppress statements made to interrogators after he had waived his Miranda rights, The New York Times reports. Khattalah is the suspected principal coordinator of the September 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
A working group at the Federalist Society's Regulatory Transparency Project has a new white paper on regulating emerging technologies.
Too often, white supremacists’ violent crimes are dismissed as the workings of semi-isolated, but certainly contained, individuals—so-called lone wolves. Without comprehensive data made available to the public, this characterization becomes difficult to rebut.
Ukrainian Malware Expert as Link to Russian Electoral Interference. This front page article from the New York Times continues the slow public exposure of evidence linking Russia to electoral interference. A must read for anyone concerned with electoral security.
In this week’s episode, Professors Chesney and Vladeck make a whole series of blatantly un-Mirandized statements about some of the latest national security law developments. First, they take up a number of questions relating to the events in Charlottesville. Was the murder an act of “domestic terrorism”? What does federal criminal law have to say about domestic terrorism?